Last year was Britain’s greenest yet, with renewables generating more power than fossil fuels for the first time according to a new report from Drax Electric Insights.
Fossil fuel generation has more than halved over the last decade, hitting a new record low in 2020.
The government’s energy white paper has today been published, detailing its decarbonisation plans across the entire economy.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has released his eagerly awaited Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial revolution, setting out pledges to create 250,000 jobs.
EDF has announced £50 billion of investment in low carbon electricity to support the UK’s net zero transition.
In an effort to support future technologies, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has announced £65 million in funding.
EDF is to close its Hunterston B nuclear power plant in 2021, two years earlier than planned.
Electricity generated by renewables hit a new high in 2019, rising by 4% to reach 37.1%.
In Q1 of 2020, renewables generated a record 47% of the UK's electricity, according to new figures from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).